Marcianopolis - Zeus





Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 14.13
Die Axis 0
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AVT K OΠEΛ CEV MAKPINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate, head of Macrinus r. facing bare head of Diadumenian l.
Meaning Imperator, Caesar, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar Marcus Opellius Antonius.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANO-V MA[...]
Rev. Desc. Zeus, standing, holding sceptre in left hand and patera in right; eagle at feet; E to centre right
Meaning Governor Pontianus, (coin) of the people of Markianopolis Honouring Zeus, the father god of the city
References; Collection; AMNG I 715 var. (E to left); CNG 197143; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol.1, No. 1240
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 11.13
Die Axis 0
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AV K M OΠEΛ CEVH MAKPINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate, head of Macrinus r. facing bare head of Diadumenian l.
Meaning Imperator, Caesar, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar Marcus Opellius Antonius.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAP-K-IANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Zeus, standing, holding sceptre in left hand and patera in right; eagle at feet; E to upper left
Meaning Governor Pontianus, (coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Classicial Coins (illustrated pending permission); AMNG I 715, p235;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 13.81
Die Axis 10
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AVT K OΠEΛ CEVH MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate, head of Macrinus r. facing bare head of Diadumenian l.
Meaning Imperator, Caesar, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar Marcus Opellius Antonius.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAP-K-IANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Zeus, standing, holding sceptre in left hand and patera in right; eagle at feet; Square E to centre right
Meaning Governor Pontianus, (coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; cng sales (illustrated with permission); AMNG I 715, p.235;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 12.76
Die Axis 180
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AVT K M OΠEΛ CEV MAKPINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate, head of Macrinus r. facing bare head of Diadumenian l.
Meaning Imperator, Caesar, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar Marcus Opellius Antonius.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAP-K-IANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Zeus, standing, holding sceptre in left hand and patera in right; eagle at feet; Square E to centre right
Meaning Governor Pontianus, (coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Collection; AMNG I 715, p.235;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 10.9
Die Axis 180
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AVT K M OΠEΛ CEV MAKPINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate, head of Macrinus r. facing bare head of Diadumenian l.
Meaning Imperator, Caesar, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar Marcus Opellius Antonius.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAP-K-IANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Zeus, standing, holding sceptre in left hand and patera in right; eagle at feet; Square E to centre right
Meaning Governor Pontianus, (coin) of the people of Markianopolis
References; Collection; AMNG I 715, p235; Hristova/Jekov 6.24.1.2; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol.1, No. 1232;
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